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Underworld (music group)

'Stand Clear of the Closing Doors' (2014): A lovely and poignant snapshot of New York seen from the city's ever-churning subway system, this indie film captures the sensory overload and inevitable indifference of urban life through the eyes of a lost autistic boy. Director Sam Fleischner covers a lot of ground here with nods toward the city's ethnic and class divisions, but the film retains a graceful magnetism while drawing a portrait that is too often left in the margins. Tuatara: A wonderfully weird instrumental indie supergroup that includes the Screaming Trees' Barrett Martin, Luna's Justin Harwood and avant-jazz saxophonist Skerik, Tuatara returns...